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Altitude ( m):600-2100
# Species:289
# Excl Vagrants:289
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:0
Habitat: Open pine forest, montane evergreen forest

BIRD CHECKLIST

The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

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Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1Rufous-throated PartridgeArborophila rufogularis
2Bar-backed PartridgeArborophila brunneopectus
3Chinese FrancolinFrancolinus pintadeanus
4Mountain Bamboo-PartridgeBambusicola fytchii
5Red JunglefowlGallus gallus
6Hume's PheasantSyrmaticus humiae
7Silver PheasantLophura nycthemera

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

8/Speckled Wood-Pigeon/Columba hodgsonii
9Ashy Wood-PigeonColumba pulchricollis
10Oriental Turtle-DoveStreptopelia orientalis
11Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
12Barred Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia unchall
13Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
14Thick-billed Green-PigeonTreron curvirostra
15<Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon>Treron apicauda
16Wedge-tailed Green-PigeonTreron sphenurus
17Mountain Imperial-PigeonDucula badia

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

18|Himalayan Cuckoo|Cuculus saturatus
19(Lesser Cuckoo)Cuculus poliocephalus
20Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
21Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
22Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis
23Asian Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx maculatus
24Violet CuckooChrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
25/Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo/Surniculus dicruroides
26Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioides
27Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii
28Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

29Hodgson's FrogmouthBatrachostomus hodgsoni

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

30Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

31Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
32Himalayan SwiftletAerodramus brevirostris
33Cook's SwiftApus cooki
34Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

35White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

36/Eurasian Woodcock/Scolopax rusticola

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

37/Chinese Pond-Heron/Ardeola bacchus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

38Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
39Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
40Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
41Mountain Hawk-EagleNisaetus nipalensis
42Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis
43Rufous-winged BuzzardButastur liventer
44/Gray-faced Buzzard/Butastur indicus
45/Pied Harrier/Circus melanoleucos
46Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
47ShikraAccipiter badius
48BesraAccipiter virgatus
49/Eurasian Sparrowhawk/Accipiter nisus
50/Common Buzzard/Buteo buteo

 
Owls: Strigidae

51Mountain Scops-OwlOtus spilocephalus
52Collared OwletGlaucidium brodiei
53Asian Barred OwletGlaucidium cuculoides
54Brown Wood-OwlStrix leptogrammica

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

55Red-headed TrogonHarpactes erythrocephalus

 
Hoopoes: Upupidae

56Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

57Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
58White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

59Blue-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis athertoni

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

60Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

61Great BarbetPsilopogon virens
62Golden-throated BarbetPsilopogon franklinii
63Blue-throated BarbetPsilopogon asiaticus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

64/Eurasian Wryneck/Jynx torquilla
65Speckled PiculetPicumnus innominatus
66White-browed PiculetSasia ochracea
67Gray-capped WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus
68Stripe-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos atratus
69Crimson-breasted WoodpeckerDryobates cathpharius
70Bay WoodpeckerBlythipicus pyrrhotis
71Lesser YellownapePicus chlorolophus
72Greater YellownapeChrysophlegma flavinucha
73Greater FlamebackChrysocolaptes guttacristatus

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

74Collared FalconetMicrohierax caerulescens
75/Eurasian Kestrel/Falco tinnunculus
76|Amur Falcon|Falco amurensis
77Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

78Gray-headed ParakeetPsittacula finschii
79Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis

 
Asian and Grauer's Broadbills: Eurylaimidae

80Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae

 
Pittas: Pittidae

81Rusty-naped PittaHydrornis oatesi

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

82Gray-chinned MinivetPericrocotus solaris
83Short-billed MinivetPericrocotus brevirostris
84Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologus
85Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
86/Ashy Minivet/Pericrocotus divaricatus
87/Rosy Minivet/Pericrocotus roseus
88Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
89Black-winged CuckooshrikeLalage melaschistos

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

90Blyth's Shrike-BabblerPteruthius aeralatus
91Black-eared Shrike-BabblerPteruthius melanotis
92Clicking Shrike-BabblerPteruthius intermedius
93White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

94Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis
95/Slender-billed Oriole/Oriolus tenuirostris
96Maroon OrioleOriolus traillii

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

97Ashy WoodswallowArtamus fuscus

 
Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

98Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

99White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

100Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
101Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus
102(Crow-billed Drongo)Dicrurus annectens
103Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus
104Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer
105Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus
106Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

107/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus
108Burmese ShrikeLanius collurioides
109|Long-tailed Shrike|Lanius schach
110/Gray-backed Shrike/Lanius tephronotus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

111Eurasian JayGarrulus glandarius
112Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis
113Gray TreepieDendrocitta formosae

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

114Yellow-bellied Fairy-FantailChelidorhynx hypoxanthus
115Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

116/Fire-capped Tit/Cephalopyrus flammiceps
117Japanese TitParus minor
118Yellow-cheeked TitMachlolophus spilonotus
119Yellow-browed TitSylviparus modestus

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

120Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
121Hill PriniaPrinia superciliaris
122Rufescent PriniaPrinia rufescens
123Gray-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii
124Plain PriniaPrinia inornata

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

125Russet Bush WarblerLocustella mandelli

 
Cupwings: Pnoepygidae

126Pygmy CupwingPnoepyga pusilla

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

127Dusky Crag-MartinPtyonoprogne concolor
128/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
129Striated SwallowCecropis striolata
130/Asian House-Martin/Delichon dasypus

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

131Crested FinchbillSpizixos canifrons
132Striated BulbulPycnonotus striatus
133Black-crested BulbulPycnonotus flaviventris
134Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
135Brown-breasted BulbulPycnonotus xanthorrhous
136Sooty-headed BulbulPycnonotus aurigaster
137Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni
138Flavescent BulbulPycnonotus flavescens
139Puff-throated BulbulAlophoixus pallidus
140Gray-eyed BulbulIole propinqua
141Black BulbulHypsipetes leucocephalus
142White-headed BulbulHypsipetes thompsoni
143Ashy BulbulHemixos flavala
144Mountain BulbulIxos mcclellandii

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

145/Buff-barred Warbler/Phylloscopus pulcher
146/Yellow-browed Warbler/Phylloscopus inornatus
147/Hume's Warbler/Phylloscopus humei
148/Chinese Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus yunnanensis
149/Radde's Warbler/Phylloscopus schwarzi
150/Dusky Warbler/Phylloscopus fuscatus
151/Buff-throated Warbler/Phylloscopus subaffinis
152/Pallas's Leaf-Warbler/
(Pallas's Leaf Warbler)
Phylloscopus proregulus
153/Gray-crowned Warbler/Phylloscopus tephrocephalus
154/Bianchi's Warbler/Phylloscopus valentini
155/Martens's Warbler/Phylloscopus omeiensis
156/Greenish Warbler/Phylloscopus trochiloides
157Chestnut-crowned WarblerPhylloscopus castaniceps
158/Claudia's Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus claudiae
159Davison's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus intensior

 
Bush Warblers and Allies: Scotocercidae

160/Asian Stubtail/Urosphena squameiceps
161Slaty-bellied TesiaTesia olivea
162Chestnut-headed TesiaCettia castaneocoronata
163Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris
164Mountain TailorbirdPhyllergates cucullatus
165/Aberrant Bush Warbler/Horornis flavolivaceus

 
Long-tailed Tits: Aegithalidae

166Black-throated TitAegithalos concinnus

 
Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

167Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense
168Gray-headed ParrotbillPsittiparus gularis
169Spot-breasted ParrotbillParadoxornis guttaticollis
170Pale-billed ParrotbillChleuasicus atrosuperciliaris
171Black-eared Parrotbill**Suthora beaulieu

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

172Striated YuhinaYuhina castaniceps
173Whiskered YuhinaYuhina flavicollis
174/Chestnut-flanked White-eye/Zosterops erythropleurus
175Hume's White-eyeZosterops auriventer
176/Swinhoe's White-eye/Zosterops simplex

 
Tree-Babblers, Scimitar-Babblers, and Allies: Timaliidae

177Chestnut-capped BabblerTimalia pileata
178Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis
179Golden BabblerCyanoderma chrysaeum
180Buff-chested BabblerCyanoderma ambiguum
181Red-billed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus ochraceiceps
182White-browed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus schisticeps
183Large Scimitar-BabblerMegapomatorhinus hypoleucos
184Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-BabblerMegapomatorhinus erythrogenys
185Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

186Collared BabblerGampsorhynchus torquatus
187Rufous-winged FulvettaSchoeniparus castaneceps
188Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps
189Spot-throated BabblerPellorneum albiventre
190Buff-breasted BabblerPellorneum tickelli
191Eyebrowed Wren-BabblerNapothera epilepidota

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

192Yunnan FulvettaAlcippe fratercula
193Himalayan CutiaCutia nipalensis
194White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophus
195Lesser Necklaced LaughingthrushGarrulax monileger
196White-necked LaughingthrushGarrulax strepitans
197Spot-breasted LaughingthrushGarrulax merulinus
198Black-throated LaughingthrushIanthocincla chinensis
199White-browed LaughingthrushIanthocincla sannio
200Silver-eared LaughingthrushTrochalopteron melanostigma
201Red-tailed LaughingthrushTrochalopteron milnei
202Black-backed SibiaHeterophasia melanoleuca
203Long-tailed SibiaHeterophasia picaoides
204Silver-eared MesiaLeiothrix argentauris
205Rufous-backed SibiaMinla annectens
206Scarlet-faced LiocichlaLiocichla ripponi
207Spectacled BarwingActinodura ramsayi
208Blue-winged MinlaActinodura cyanouroptera
209Chestnut-tailed MinlaActinodura strigula

 
Nuthatches: Sittidae

210Chestnut-vented NuthatchSitta nagaensis
211Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis
212Giant NuthatchSitta magna

 
Treecreepers: Certhiidae

213Hume's TreecreeperCerthia manipurensis

 
Spotted Elachura: Elachuridae

214Spotted ElachuraElachura formosa

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

215Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa
216Black-collared StarlingGracupica nigricollis
217Great MynaAcridotheres grandis

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

218/White's Thrush/Zoothera aurea
219Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma
220Black-breasted ThrushTurdus dissimilis
221/Gray-sided Thrush/Turdus feae
222/Eyebrowed Thrush/Turdus obscurus
223/Chestnut Thrush/Turdus rubrocanus
224Green CochoaCochoa viridis

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

225/Dark-sided Flycatcher/Muscicapa sibirica
226Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
227Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
228White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus
229White-gorgeted FlycatcherAnthipes monileger
230Pale Blue FlycatcherCyornis unicolor
231Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis banyumas
232Large NiltavaNiltava grandis
233Small NiltavaNiltava macgrigoriae
234/Rufous-bellied Niltava/Niltava sundara
235/Vivid Niltava/Niltava vivida
236Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus
237Lesser ShortwingBrachypteryx leucophris
238/White-bellied Redstart/Luscinia phaenicuroides
239/Bluethroat/Luscinia svecica
240Blue Whistling-ThrushMyophonus caeruleus
241White-crowned ForktailEnicurus leschenaulti
242Slaty-backed ForktailEnicurus schistaceus
243/Siberian Rubythroat/Calliope calliope
244White-tailed RobinMyiomela leucurum
245/Himalayan Bluetail/Tarsiger rufilatus
246/Golden Bush-Robin/Tarsiger chrysaeus
247/Slaty-backed Flycatcher/Ficedula erithacus
248/Slaty-blue Flycatcher/Ficedula tricolor
249Snowy-browed FlycatcherFicedula hyperythra
250Pygmy FlycatcherFicedula hodgsoni
251/Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher/Ficedula strophiata
252/Sapphire Flycatcher/Ficedula sapphira
253Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanni
254/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla
255/Daurian Redstart/Phoenicurus auroreus
256/Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush/Monticola rufiventris
257Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius
258Stejneger's Stonechat**Saxicola stejnegeri
259Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata
260Jerdon's BushchatSaxicola jerdoni
261/Gray Bushchat/Saxicola ferreus

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

262Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum
263Yellow-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum melanozanthum
264Plain FlowerpeckerDicaeum minullum
265Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

266Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis
267Fire-tailed SunbirdAethopyga ignicauda
268Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturata
269/Mrs. Gould's Sunbird/Aethopyga gouldiae
270Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra
271Streaked SpiderhunterArachnothera magna

 
Leafbirds: Chloropseidae

272Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis
273Orange-bellied LeafbirdChloropsis hardwickii

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

274<Pin-tailed Parrotfinch>Erythrura prasina
275White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
276Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

277Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

278|Forest Wagtail|Dendronanthus indicus
279/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea
280/White Wagtail/Motacilla alba
281Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
282/Olive-backed Pipit/Anthus hodgsoni
283/Red-throated Pipit/Anthus cervinus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

284Spot-winged GrosbeakMycerobas melanozanthos
285/Common Rosefinch/Carpodacus erythrinus
286/Scarlet Finch/Carpodacus sipahi

 
Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

287/Little Bunting/Emberiza pusilla
288/Crested Bunting/Emberiza lathami
289/Chestnut Bunting/Emberiza rutila

 * Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through September 2014 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
** Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.